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DGG DPAC

DPAC/DGG meet Wednesday

Derwenthorpe Partnership Advisory Committee (DPAC), and the Derwenthorpe Governing Group (DGG) will meet on Wednesday 22 July 2020, at 6pm, and 7:15pm respectively. Both are public meetings, and will be held on Zoom. Everyone is invited to attend (subject to Zoom’s 100 device limit).

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/97516850971?pwd=c2JLZUFGUGlxZnVYZGs0K1lyWTFNQT09

Meeting ID: 975 1685 0971
Passcode: 374767

Download these calendar files to add the meeting to your calendar. The Zoom link is in the calendar files, for your convenience. If you have trouble with these files, please email secretary@derwenthorpe.co.uk before Wednesday.

DPAC papers are available on Dropbox.

DGG papers are also available on Dropbox.

The Zoom meeting will run on for both meetings, so you won’t need to find a new link for the DGG meeting.

When you join the meeting, you will be muted. If you wish to ask a question, please do so in the meeting’s text chat.

[Updated to add meeting papers]

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community naturegroup Public areas Uncategorized

Landscape walkarounds

During September and October, Dan Booth (Parks and Landscapes Manager, JRHT) and his team will be holding a series of walkarounds around the community.   

The purpose of these walkarounds is to provide residents with the opportunity to raise any questions or concerns about landscaping directly with Dan and his team. As well as the opportunity for residents to share ideas about the future of landscaping within Derwenthorpe.  

Each week, the walkaround will focus on a particular area within the community, all starting at 1.00 pm from the energy centre, except Rowntree starting the substation on Meadlands Mews. It is anticipated the walkabouts will take no longer than one hour.

16 September ~ Lotherington, including Lotherington Avenue, Lotherington Mews and Temple Avenue

30th September ~ Seebohm, including St Aelreds Mews, Seebohm Mews, Derwent Way and Derwent Place

7th October ~ Rowntree, including Holly Close, Meadlands Mews and Pearson Place

14th October ~ Stephenson, including Derwent Mews and Derwent Way

Residents are encouraged to come along.   If you have any questions about the walkabouts, please contact Dan Booth at dan.booth@jrht.org.uk 

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community naturegroup

Pizza night

JRHT want to know what you think of your local landscape to help come up with a plan to enhance and improve it for many years to
come.

Pop down for some free pizza…

Tuesday 14th September 6-7pm
Outside the SSC Building.

…and share your thoughts with them.

They’re developing a landscape management plan, at the request of your elected members of DGG

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JRHT annual meeting TODAY

My apologies for an error in yesterday’s post. The JRHT annual meeting is TODAY (Thu 9, 4:30 pm). On Zoom.

Resister here for a Zoom link.

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community

JRHT annual residents’ meeting

JRHT are holding an annual residents meeting on Zoom, tomorrow (Wed 8 Thu 9 September 2021), at 16:30-18:00

You’ll need to register on Eventbrite.

Edited to correct the date!

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Central Square update

You’ll know that the biggest issue at Derwenthorpe right now is the state of Central Square. JRHT are doing another consultation – this time on the short term future of Central Square.

To recap, we’ve already had some big wins on Central Square. Your resident representatives on DRA and DGG have had many meetings with JRHT, with the following great results:

  1. It was going to be used for construction of phase 5 (about two years). That’s no longer the case: phase 5 works are going to be contained within the phase 5 site (apart from delivery traffic, of course).
  2. It was going to be used for road works on phase 1 (about nine months). The preferred option now is to restrict works on phase 1 to phase 1 itself.
  3. JRHT have agreed to minimise the use of storage depots: preferring to deliver materials directly to their point of use. That’s a bit more work for contractors, but a lot less disruption for residents.

Now, there are still some works required on the roads alongside Central Square (raising road levels, and finishing the roads in front of the flats). It makes sense to use the Central Square compound for those works, but only about one third of the space is required.

So, JRHT are asking how people would like that to work. Tomorrow (Tuesday 7 November), they’ll be presenting some options at the Energy Centre, at 2pm and 6pm. Please be there to have your say on how this work can be done with minimal disruption.

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CAN community

Big Picnic

Sun 12th September, 12:30-15:00

The Big Picnic returns on Sunday 12th. Bring food & drink, rugs & seats, friends & relatives to the grass outside the Energy Centre (SSC)

Live music.

Admission free. All are welcome, but children should be with an adult

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community CoreTeam

Grand Reopening of Coffee Mornings!!

Sip.Chat. Chomp.Chat.Nom!

At the Derwenthorpe Energy Centre, from 10am ’til noon.

This Sunday 5 September 2021, and then the first Sunday of every month.

Everyone is welcome. Please come along: meet your neighbours, make new friends!

Members of the Residents’ Association core team will be present, and able to discuss current issues, offer advice, listen to your concerns, and so on.

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naturegroup Uncategorized

Even more hay making

Join us on Wednesday 8th September, anytime from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm on St Aelreds meadow for another session of scything and raking. No experience is needed and everyone is welcome. Contact Wendy at naturegroup@derwenthorpe.co.uk if you want any more information about this, or anything else to do with the nature group.

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CAN community

White Elephant Sunday

Your junk is someone else’s treasure.

Julian Pattison writes (in LotsOn) “Tomorrow (Sunday 22 August 2021) is White Elephant Day. If you have stuff you don’t want, put it out on your doorstep, and see if someone else does! Then go for a scavenging walk yourself, if you fancy. You will need to take back into your house anything that doesn’t disappear. Please do not put out unwanted children, pets or partners!

Please don’t pick up garden ornaments, or stuff kids might have just left out while playing! Knock if in doubt.

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naturegroup Uncategorized

More haymaking!

There will be another opportunity to help make hay on St Aelreds Meadow on Saturday 28th August from 9.30 am until 12.30 pm. As always, come along for as little or as long as you want, or just to say “hallo”. No experience needed, and everyone of all ages is very welcome. Contact Wendy at naturegroup@derwenthorpe.co.uk if you want anymore information, otherwise just turn up.